Accounting Manager

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  • Location

    New Jersey, USA

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    US$120000.00 - US$150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alejo Padilla

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Our Client is a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group, that specializes in the due diligence, optimization, and management of power generation facilities in the United States. Our Client is seeking to add to their accounting/finance team to support the company's growth plans and ensure the financial integrity of reported results. The position is located in Princeton, New Jersey and will require approximately 20% travel in the domestic US.

Job Responsibilities:

Accounting Tasks (80% of Job Duties)
* Perform the month-end close process for multiple entities/portfolios
* Prepare of technical accounting analysis and memos
* Ensure full compliance with US tax filing requirements
* Prepare of quarterly unaudited financial statements and annual audited financial statements, including leading the audit process with the auditors. The financial statements include US GAAP Balance Sheet, Profit & loss account, Cash flow statement and Statement of equity
* Process accounts payable and coding of invoices
* Other ad hoc accounting and reporting tasks, as necessary

IT/Accounting System Admin Tasks (20% of Job Duties)
We use a NetSuite accounting system and the candidate should have an interest learning the system as the long-term goal is to bring some of the IT admin tasks currently being outsourced in house. These activities may include:
* Create new company codes/assets in NetSuite
* Create and customize NetSuite reports
* Customize fields within the NetSuite system
* Upload foreign currency rates and performed revaluations (as necessary)
* Set-up recurring entries within NetSuite (i.e. prepayment amortization, deferred financing cost amortization)

Job Requirements
* Bachelor's Degree
* 3+ years' auditing experience in a public accounting firm
* Continuous improvement mindset, always looking to improve processes, automate manual tasks and develop/establish formal policies and procedures
* "Hands-on" and "can-do" attitude no task is too big or small for this role
* Strong communication skills to be able to liaise between different functions within the company
* Attention to detail and the ability to view the big picture
* Interest in IT/accounting systems is essential
* Experience with NetSuite accounting system preferred, but not essential
* Energy industry experience is preferred, but not essential